Alfa Website has a New Look

Alfa Telecom has finally given their website a much needed facelift. The new website makes it much easier and faster to settle your bill, check your account with a lot less clicking and page reloads. More importantly, the menu items are now much bigger and clearer unlike the tiny drop down lists we had before. When you first enter the website, you can directly access your account, send an SMS, recharge your phone or pay…

Malts Masterclass with Diageo at Whisky Live

I was eager to check out the second edition of Whisky Live Beirut last month, and what got me even more excited was an invitation to one of its most interesting masterlcasses this year: Malts Masterclass by Diageo’s Global Scotch Whisky Ambassador Donald Colville. Colville’s family history and own life are deeply intwined with whisky distillation, and it was an absolute pleasure meeting him, learning about his life journey with whisky and chat about his…

Metamorphosis of Beirut From 1870 Till 2052 at Beyt Amir

There's a really interesting exhibition taking place at Beyt Amir entitled "Temporary - Metamorphosis of a city: Beirut 1870 - 2052". The exhibition is a tribute to Beirut through photographs, prints, and installations showing how Beirut has evolved from 1870 until now. Beyt Amir is a beautiful old house built over 100 years ago and one of the last remaining symbols of Beirut's rich heritage. If you're wondering why 2052, it's because there's an illustration…

We’re Making Hariri Jokes, but the Joke is Really on Us!

Ever since PM Saad Hariri announced his resignation from KSA on Al Arabiya channel, we've all been receiving tons of jokes, memes and videos and while most of the jokes are quite hilarious, the sad fact is that the joke is really on us not on Saad Hariri. I don't want to get into the details of his resignation and whether it was forced or not, not to mention all the conspiracy theories around it,…
Food

Who wants a Baba à l’Arak?

2 weeks ago
I just placed an order for two jars of Baba au Rhum and, wait for it, Baba a l’Arak. I once saw a picture of a Baba l’Arak jar online back in August but then ...
Architecture

Waterfront City: A Self-Sustaining City Coming to Life

2 weeks ago
My daily commute includes driving by the series of complete or nearly-complete buildings next to the Marina in Dbayeh. Like most, I just thought it’s another residential complex. Recently though, I got a tour around ...
Food

Zaatar W Zeit Opening in Vancouver

2 weeks ago
Friends in Vancouver told me that they spotted a Zaatar w Zeit branch opening there, so I looked up the news and it’s indeed happening. Quoting ZWZ’s blog which dates back to October 5, they ...
Lifestyle

What are your Favorite Running/Walking Tracks?

2 weeks ago
I don’t know how people can go for a walk or a jog without listening to music. I’ve had running playlists for as long as a I remember but I’m looking for new suggestions as ...
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